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Another Tesla Crash Blamed On Autopilot

07/11/2016, Tesla’s semi-autonomous driving system Autopilot is taking a lot of heat these days following revelations that the system was turned on in a Model S that was involved in a fatal accident earlier this year, though some reports suggest that the driver...

GM And Lyft Expanding Car Rental Service To More Cities

07/11/2016, GM and Lyft announced a new car rental service earlier this year called Express Drive. It’s a flexible all-inclusive rental program that enables those who want to drive for Lyft but don’t have a car of their own to rent one from General...

Mercedes Will Unveil Tesla Rival In September

07/11/2016, Tesla may be one of the most popular electric car manufacturers right now but it’s not the only company that’s working on electric cars. Legacy car manufacturers have started working on electric cars as well and Mercedes-Benz has been working...

LG & Volkswagen To Team Up For A Next-Gen Connected Car Platform

07/07/2016, These days we have cars that are becoming more connected, and we also have homes that are becoming increasingly connected. However we’ve never really had cars that could connect to homes, at least not until now where both LG and Volkswagen have...

Google’s Self-Driving Cars Can Read Hand Signals

07/06/2016, Unless a cyclist actually bothers to install indicator lights, the only way they can let cars know that they are making a turn is by sticking their hands out to the left or right. This is pretty standard and has been done by cyclists for decades, but...

Tesla Misses Delivery Targets Yet Again

07/04/2016, For the past few quarters, Tesla has been missing its own delivery targets even though it’s taking steps to ramp up production of the models it has on sale right now. The company has confirmed that it delivered 14,370 cars to customers in the second...

DVD Player Found In Crashed Tesla Model S

07/03/2016, You might have read recently that a Tesla Model S was involved in a fatal crash with Autopilot activated. It’s unclear at this point whether the semi-autonomous driving system failed or if the driver was at fault, investigators are still looking...

Driver Dies With Tesla’s Autopilot Active, NHTSA To Investigate

06/30/2016, Tesla has reiterated many times in the past that the autopilot feature is not the same as self-driving. However the company’s CEO did state that the system is smart enough where it can actually reduce the chances of accidents by as much as 50%, and we...

Regulators Warn Owners Of 300,000 Honda Cars To Stop Driving Them

06/30/2016, Earlier this year, Japanese carmaker Honda announced that they would be recalling 2.2 million of their cars due to an issue with its airbags which are manufactured by Takata. However it seems that isn’t the end of the story. US regulators the National...

Tesla Model 3 Performance Could Be Similar To Model S

06/30/2016, Telsa unveiled its first mass-market electric car – the Model 3 – earlier this year. It’s going to unveil this car in two parts and we saw the exterior and were told about some of its features in part one, part two will hopefully touch...

Intel And BMW May Team Up For Self-Driving Cars

06/30/2016, Partnerships between tech companies and legacy car manufacturers appear to be a trend these days. We’ve already seen a partnership between Google and Fiat Chrysler, and a new report suggests that Intel and BMW may be looking to team up as well to...

Toyota Recalls Another 1.4 Million Vehicles Over Defective Airbags

06/29/2016, You might recall that Toyota and other carmakers were forced to recall millions of their vehicles over defective airbags supplied by Takata. Unfortunately for Toyota, it seems the problem did not end there as the company has announced that they are...

Volkswagen Will Pay $14.7 Billion To Settle Diesel Emissions Scandal

06/28/2016, It was reported recently that Volkswagen could have to pay as much as $10 billion to settle its diesel emissions scandal in the United States, but the final number has turned out to be bigger than that. The German auto group is going to have to pay $14.7...

Tesla Reportedly Building $9 Billion Factory In China

06/26/2016, If a new report is to be believed, Tesla is shifting a portion of its production overseas as it ramps up facilities in order to meet greater demand. Delays are quite common with the company’s new vehicles and as it looks to start production on the...